I was based in the Valley between 2000 and the end of 2004 as a freelance stringer working for newspapers, magazine and radio and online.
In between I was back in Scotland, again working for the BBC as a freelance anchor presenting various news programmes, an election series, a food programme and a couple of profile shows.
Other work stints include Radio Clyde, Moray Firth Radio and Radio Forth.
Highlights include interviewing Audrey Hepburn, Spinal Tap (thanks for the NewsBitch photo boys) a bit part in a kids tv programme (I used to get the odd cheque for repeat shows...alas no more) a role as a tv reporter in Irvine Welsh's Acid House movie and playing basketball with the Harlem Globetrotters! And did I mention that Lloyd Cole and the Commotions video?
- International media liaison, 2011 - present
- BBCTechnology Correspondent for the BBC, covering Silicon Valley, 2011
- LBC Radio, Radio Clyde, Radio Forth, Moray Firth Radio, BBC Newsbeat, Breakfast News, BBC Online
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